In what will be their 1st European dates because the globally Box Business office sensation that was the “Bohemian Rhapsody” film, Queen + Adam Lambert right now reveal that they will accomplish 16 exhibits in England and Europe in spring 2020.
The announcement arrives on the eve of just one of the most significant North American concert events in Queen’s illustrious record. They will choose to the stage as headliners this Saturday, 28 September, for this year’s once-a-year World wide Citizen Competition on the Good Garden of New York’s Central Park, enjoying to an expected audience of 60,000.
The all-star party has been staged every yr considering the fact that 2012 by the World Poverty Task, which has set the aim of ending serious poverty by 2030. Queen + Adam Lambert will star together with artists this sort of as Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, 1 Republic and Carole King.
The all-new “Rhapsody” demonstrate, now hailed as “a marvel of specialized innovations,” will kick off the new calendar year of 2020 with 17 big arena and stadium demonstrates across South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The extravaganza will then get there in the Uk and Europe in late spring, as Queen original band customers Brian May well and Roger Taylor team up once far more with longtime front male Adam Lambert on guide vocals, to conduct 16 displays across 8 countries from late May into early July.
The European tour will launch in Italy on 24 Could, with its last stop in Denmark on 1 July. Alongside the way, it will play in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, as perfectly as the British isles, the place dates will centre around five London shows at The O2 Arena commencing on 2 June.
The only Uk present outdoors of the funds is set for the Manchester Arena on 11 June. These are the only verified United kingdom performances for Queen + Adam Lambert at this point. The entire tour program is below.
Tickets for the United kingdom dates on the “Rhapsody” tour go on sale to the standard community now, 25 September at 9.00am local time. There are no pre-sales. Tickets (maximum of six tickets per booking) are priced from £45.00 and accessible from ticketmaster.co.united kingdom and queenonline.com
More than the 6 weeks of this leg on the “Rhapsody” tour, European audiences will at last have the likelihood to see the epic new clearly show which has drawn awe and acclaim all by means of its North American run, and turned Rock’s hottest ticket of the yr in the United states. Ever the masters of extravagant general performance and sumptuous visuals, Queen + Adam Lambert’s latest output is once again the do the job of Stufish Amusement Architects’ established designer Ric Lipson and lighting designer Rob Sinclair who the two have a very long-expression association with Queen like the most new eye-popping “News Of The World” touring show.
Lipson describes the two-and-a-half-hour generation as “A new chapter in the historical past of the band. As soon as again for them expanding the parameters of what a stay audio experience can be, this new display delivers the band’s most impressive however, an ground breaking and interactive celebration of the ongoing electrical power of Queen’s music.”
The tour arrives at a time Queen when keep on to trip high on the momentum of their Box Place of work-busting, Oscar-winning “Bohemian Rhapsody” biopic, which has released their audio to new audiences with report-breaking final results. Aside from getting the maximum-grossing songs biopic of all time, in the Uk it is also the No. 1 major-promoting film of 2019 on residence release.
Queen’s authentic soundtrack to the movie has remained higher in the British isles album chart at any time since its November 2018 debut in the US, it became the band’s highest-charting album in 38 a long time, and Queen sold more albums in North The usa than any artist in the 1st half of 2019. The timeless and groundbreaking “Bohemian Rhapsody‘ movie has attained a historic 1 billion sights on YouTube, making it the most seen new music clip of the 20th Century. In addition YouTube sights of “Don’t End Me Now” have just passed the 500 million mark.
Revealing the information lengthy awaited by the band’s British isles and Europe fans, Queen’s Roger Taylor stated: „We’re back and we’re hot.”
An enthused Brian May mentioned: “This is a fearsome new output having the Queen legacy to a new position. I’m well happy.”
Adam Lambert joined in declaring: “I can not hold out to get back to the United kingdom and Europe, we had a blast on our last tour, and I am so energized to bring this new clearly show over there!”
Given that Adam Lambert to start with shared the stage with Queen for the 2009 American Idol remaining, his dynamic performances have reinvigorated the band and delighted followers worldwide. Setting up as they meant to go on, their to start with comprehensive display with each other in June 2012 thrilled a crowd of fifty percent a million sturdy in the Ukraine cash town of Kiev. Since then, May perhaps and Taylor’s musical fireworks have been matched by Lambert’s vocal prowess and phase existence, building for an explosive mixture. Over 200 gigs later, the partnership has remained a business and crucial triumph, playing to enraptured full houses in each and every corner of the globe.
Their story is now the subject matter of the big, new two-hour Television set documentary “The Demonstrate Ought to Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Tale,” which premiered in US primetime on ABC Tv set, drawing a person of the most significant viewing audiences of the night time. With rare concert footage and exceptional, revealing portraits of the band associates off phase, “The Demonstrate Will have to Go On” chronicles Queen and Lambert’s remarkable journey considering that “American Idol.”
Documenting his humble beginnings and meteoric increase on actuality Tv to his present-day location centre stage as frontman of Queen + Adam Lambert, the film characteristics brand name new interviews with Lambert, his moms and dads Leila and Eber and Queen founding associates Brian Could and Roger Taylor. Also featured are Rami Malek, the Golden World and Oscar winner for Very best Actor in “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins. The documentary will premiere in the Uk Friday 11th October at 10pm on Sky Arts.
“The Present Should Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story” is manufactured by Simon Lupton and Jim Beach for Wonder Productions.
QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT “Rhapsody Tour” Uk & EUROPE 2020
Day Town/Place Venue
Sun 24 May possibly Bologna, Italy Unipol Arena
Tue 26 May well Paris, France AccorHotels Arena
Wed 27 Could Antwerp Belgium Sportspalais
Fri 29 May possibly Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome
Sat 30 Might Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome
Tue 2 June London, British isles The O2
Wed 3 June London, United kingdom The O2
Fri 5 June London, Uk The O2
Sat 6 June London, Uk The O2
Tue 9 June London, Uk The O2
Thu 11 June Manchester, United kingdom Manchester Arena
Wed 24 June Berlin, German Mercedes-Benz Arena
Fri 26 June Cologne, Germany Lanxess Arena
Solar 28 June Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion
Mon 29 June Munich, Germany Olympiahalle
Wed 1 July Copenhagen, Denmark Royal Arena
After again completing the tour line-up will be the band’s extended-expression on-stage collaborator Spike Edney on keyboards, Neil Fairclough on bass and Tyler Warren on percussion.